aniconic

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From an- +‎ iconic.

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aniconic ‎(comparative more aniconic, superlative most aniconic)

  1. Of or pertaining to representations without human or animal form.
    • 2004, Robert Irwin, The Alhambra, Profile Books 2005, p. 127:
      With the notable exceptions of the painted ceilings in the Hall of the Kings and the sculpted lions that guard the fountain in the courtyard, the Alhambra is a strikingly aniconic building.

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